Alaska Ocean View Bed & Breakfast Inn

Address: 1101 Edgecumbe Dr, Sitka, Alaska, 99835-7122, United States | B&B
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This B&B, located on 1101 Edgecumbe Dr, Sitka, is near Alaska Raptor Center, Kayaking in Sitka, Sheldon Jackson Museum, and Russian Bishop's House.
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        TravelPod Member ReviewsAlaska Ocean View Bed & Breakfast Inn Sitka

        Reviewed by cphenly

        Way Too Expensive for What You Get

        Reviewed Aug 6, 2013
        by (52 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

        Pros: Nice facility, comfortable beds. Made us a to-go breakfast for our 4:30 a.m departure. Keep snacks (but not drinks) available all the time.

        Cons: Owner talked for one sold hour upon our arrival, before we ever got to the room. We were left to find the room ourselves. Breakfast very plain, but plentiful. Table not set; serve yourself buffet style, collecting dishes and silverware. Bus your dishes back to the kitchen. Internet service quite poor--down completely for half the time we were there. House inconveniently located if you have no car; there is a bus, but it runs only once an hour. You can walk to downtown (1.2 miles to the center of town; 1.5 miles to the National Park), and the walking is not scenic; just through neighborhoods. Uphill all the way back. Owner somewhat bossy. No shoes allowed in house; strict instructions about where to leave the key on our early checkout--repeated three different times. The owners are friendly, but more managing than welcoming and NO special services--carry your own bags, get yourself out of the house when you leave, and so on.

        None of these problems is, in itself, particularly awful, but given the price we paid, they are unacceptable. When I booked the room, 8 months in advance, I was told that the only room available for all three nights was the suite, by far the most expensive room in the house. I had a hard time believing that this was true--I think the owner simply wanted to ensure that her most expensive room was rented first. My choice was to take it or choose another hotel. This was highly reviewed, and as it was a special occasion, I took it, but I would not do so again. This house may be much more satisfactory if you can get one of the cheaper rooms, but I recommend trying elsewhere.

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        TripAdvisor Reviews Alaska Ocean View Bed & Breakfast Inn Sitka

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